GULALI (Gerakan Penanggulangan Diabetes Mellitus)

Name of the activity: GULALI (Gerakan Penanggulangan Diabetes Mellitus)

Country/NMO: Indonesia (CIMSA-ISMKI)

Program: Healthy Lifestyles & Non-Communicable Diseases

Contact information: [email protected]

Type of the activity: Capacity Building (Training or Workshop). Teaching and develop knowledge, skills and techniques in a particular field. While training can have any form, workshops are more formal and also include exchange of information between participants.

General description:

In commemorating the 2018 WDD with the theme of The Family and Diabetes, SCOPH CIMSA UNAIR held a community development as a preventive effort to reduce the risk of people affected by diabetes mellitus in RW 7 Pacar Kembang.

The main event of the community development series is divided into 3 events where the first intervention is bonded with the cadres. This intervention begins with joint exercise for approximately 30 minutes, followed by introductions between the cadres with SCOPH CIMSA UNAIR members and then presents a presentation on CIMSA and SCOPH and the realm of activities in it as a form of CIMSA introduction. In this intervention the PMC and SCORE and RSD team were also conducted to find out the level of community knowledge about diabetes mellitus. Then the second intervention was given material about diabetes mellitus to the cadres by PERSADIA Surabaya. Last intervention was carried out by a skrining risk factor of DM with PERKENI score and free consultation with the doctors

Focus area:


Problem statement:

Patients with metabolic diseases are increasing every year, including diabetes mellitus. According to data from IDF, in 2013 there were around 382 million people living with diabetes, of which 175 million were undiagnosed. It is estimated that in 2035 there will be around 592 million sufferers of this disease.

Therefore to commemorate the WDD, SCOPH CIMSA UNAIR held this community development, the target of which was RW 7 Pacar Kembang, which was the number 3 area for diabetics in Surabaya.

Target groups:

General population, Medical students, Women


General population, Medical students, Other health professionals, Women

Objectives and indicators of success:

1. Increasing knowledge of SCOPH CIMSA UNAIR members about diabetes and the risk factors that affect it.

a. Increased knowledge and soft skills occurred at a minimum of 20 members of SCOPH CIMSA UNAIR about diabetes and the risk factors that affected it and students could do lab skills.

b. The presence of members and newbies is at least 30% for each GULALI intervention.

2. Increased knowledge of RW 7 Pacar Kembang society about 20% of diabetes mellitus and cadres began to start a healthy lifestyle for a better quality of life for at least 1 year.

​a. At least 10 cadres of diabetes are formed

​b. The attendance of cadres is at least 60% in each GULALI intervention

​c. Increased cadre knowledge through 20% pre-test and post-test

​d. Implementation of diabetes exercises independently by cadres at least once a month.

3. Conduct a health check and screen for diabetes risk factors for RW 7 Pacar Kembang society to detect how much probability a person has diabetes mellitus uses a questionnaire from PERKENI.

​a. Health screening and screening for diabetes risk factors are followed by a minimum of 100 residents


This activity begins with celebration World Diabetes Day which falls on November 14. The members and newbies are given lab skill training that supports this activity.

Woman Cadres who are from PKK are invited to get to know each other with newbies and members, at the first meeting a joint exercise is held, which hopes to be carried out independently by cadres every month. Then also conducted FGD and giving material directly by doctors from PERSADIA Surabaya regarding diabetes as a form of education to cadres and members / newbies. At the end of the main event, screening was carried out using the PERKENI score, which was attended by more than 100 people, to determine the level of risk of residents in the area affected by diabetes mellitus. The pre-test and post-test on and attendance were also carried out.

With this method, we hope to achieve the goals and indicators of success for this project.

Plans for evaluation:


• Evaluation is done at the end of each event so that in the next event there is no similar evaluation

– External:

• Pre and Post tests given to cadres when given material on cardiovascular disease in the second event

• Feedback from local cadres, community leaders, RT / RW regarding the implementation of activities

• Regular monthly follow-up of cadres with varied activities, either with regular meetings or social media to adjust the needs of cadres who hope to measure ‘progress’ from the knowledge of the cadres.

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